When Radcliffe divided the erstwhile British India into two, the rivers of the Indus water system decided not to give a fuck. The Indus & its sidekicks had been flowing the way they did since eternity & they were not going to be perturbed by this newfangled concept called a nation-state. Continue reading Understanding The Indus Water Treaty
If we are to participate in OIC, it should only be as a member, nothing less than that. Continue reading Old Acquaintances: India And The OIC
John Maynard Keynes labelled IMF & World Bank as “Master Fund” and “Miss Bank” respectively. This assignment of gender reveals the functions of the two Institutions quite well. Continue reading IMF & World Bank: How do they differ?
Open a Coke Studio song on youtube & scroll down to the comment section. The comment section brims with Indians and people all over the world praising how beautiful Pakistani music is. You will find Indians professing their love for the Pakistani neighbors like you won’t find anywhere else. Continue reading Coke Studio as Pakistan’s Soft Power
In diplomacy, they say, “If you are Not at the table, you are on the menu. If India isn’t part of the peace process in Afghanistan, we can be sure that our interests will be ignored. It’s better to choose to engage with the Taliban now than being forced to talk to them later. Continue reading Should India Engage With Taliban?
Saudi Arabia may not be Pakistan’s “all weather” friend as China claims to be but the two countries have almost always been there when the other one needed. Continue reading There For Each Other: Saudi Arabia & Pakistan
If the larger powers cannot trust the Ayatollahs of Iran or the Kims of the North to use their nukes judiciously, how can the larger world trust a buffoon like Trump— who has the braggadocio of calling himself high-IQ— to not annihilate a nation for nothing majorly mad? Continue reading Understanding The Logic Behind The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty